Improvised Field Comms-The Jungle Antenna

Here's a great emergency quarter wave ground plane antenna for the 2 meter Amateur Radio band.  Most of the materials for this emergency antenna can be obtained locally or from online retailers.

"The Tech Prepper" does a good job of explaining the theory and practical requirements of this portable antenna.

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Here are some comments from "The Tech Prepper":

In this episode, we'll take a look at increasing the performance of your HT with the "Jungle Antenna". It's a field expedient, quarter wave ground plane antenna. SUPPORT Membership - One Time Support - STORE MATERIAL * Cobra head - * 20 AWG stranded silicone wire - * 1/4" Ring Terminals - * S-clip Carabiners - TOOLS * Crimp Tool - * Measuring Tape - GEAR * Yaesu VX-6R - REFERENCES * FM 31-20 Special Forces Operational Techniques : * The Guerrilla's Guide To The Baofeng Radio: * The Jungle Antenna: * Simple and Fun Antennas: 0:00 Introduction 1:34 HT Radio Test 2:34 First Jungle Antenna Deployment 9:25 First Jungle Antenna Test 12:07 Second Jungle Antenna Deployment 15:28 Third Jungle Antenna Deployment 16:03 After Action Report: Introduction 17:01 After Action Report: Why the Jungle Antenna 18:21 After Action Report: My Jungle Antenna Design 21:39 After Action Report:: Member Suggestions 22:49 After Action Report: The Antenna Build 29:07 Close As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. #thetechprepper #hamradio #militaryradio #antenna

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).



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